15 Southern Sides Made for Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving. It’s the beloved holiday when kitchens are filled with the smell of roasting turkey and the sound of families coming together. And here in the South, we do it best. Of course we serve our perfectly golden turkeys, but that’s only the beginning for our Southern spreads. From sweet potato casserole to macaroni and cheese, our tables are laden with no shortage of mouthwatering sides to accompany our show-stopping birds. Bread baskets are piled high with buttery, fresh-from-the-oven rolls, casserole dishes are filled with crispy-topped dressing just waiting to be doused in homemade gravy, and platters are filled with roasted veggies and deviled eggs galore. And if you don’t have your menu planned yet, fear not! We’ve pulled together our favorite sides to help make this Thanksgiving a feast to remember. 

Wild Mushroom and Cornbread Dressing


First things first—dressing is a must-have for your Thanksgiving turkey.

Sweet Potato and Turnip Gratin


 This creamy gratin features fresh sweet potatoes and turnips.

Roasted Cauliflower with Brown Butter and Almonds

 This cauliflower will add easy elegance to your Thanksgiving spread.

Creamy Tarragon Drop Biscuits


 The ultimate homemade drop biscuit, complete with parsley and tarragon.

Brussels Sprouts with Golden Raisins and Bacon

These Brussels sprouts with sweet golden raisins and crispy bacon are cooked in 10 minutes, so they just might be your favorite dish to make.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Candied Pecans

Sweet Potato Casserole

Simmered in apple cider, these sweet potatoes are infused with a bounty of fall flavor. The Candied Pecans take this recipe over the top and are perfect for snacking.

Bacon-Biscuit Dressing

bacon biscuit dressing

This flavor-packed dressing combines two decidedly southern ingredients for extra goodness.

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes with Browned Butter

buttermilk mashed potatoes with browned butter

Our Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes with Browned Butter got rave reviews from our tasters – you’ll go back for seconds just like we did. 

Giblet Gravy


It’s not a Southern Thanksgiving without Giblet Gravy to top off your Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes.

Pecan Cornbread

This cornbread tastes just like Thanksgiving dressing.

Classic Macaroni and Cheese


This creamy, golden, and delicious side is everything you want out of Mac & Cheese. You can’t go wrong with this classic!


From-Scratch Green Bean Casserole

This homemade green bean casserole will bring some competition to your grandmother’s trusted recipe. Real, whole ingredients bring a hearty consistency to the dish. Fried shallot provides the perfect extra crunch.

Sausage-Apple Dressing

Sausage Apple Dressing

Apple balances the savory flavors of this hearty bread dressing.

Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs


Peel and halve 12 hard-cooked eggs, then stir together this tasty recipe to serve up the best-deviled eggs at your get-together!

Cheddar and Onion Yeast Rolls

Warm buttered Cheddar and Onion Yeast Rolls sprinkled with Parmesan.




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